Sr. Appian Developer - #28833

Cognizant Technology Solutions


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Riyadh
Contract type: Full time

Technical Lead

Qualification:

Bachelor's in engineering or equivalent

Responsibility:

Project Planning & Setup:

  • Understand and contribute to resource plan.
  • Identify appropriate processes based on project landscape.
  • Identify gaps and advise on improvements if required.
  • Share inputs in creation of project plan.
  • Contribute to hardware/software requirement plan.
  • Understand the test strategy, evaluate the design and identify gaps in the test plans, if any.

Requirement Gathering and Analysis:

  • Analyze functional/non functional requirements and seek clarifications for better understanding of requirements.
  • Define timeline estimates based on the requirements, complexity and inhouse capability.
  • Communicate estimates to supervisor for review.
  • Provide inputs on technical feasibility of requirements.
  • Identify gaps in requirements.
  • Share additional requirements identified with supervisor.

Design:

  • Guide team in preparation of technical specification document and review the same.
  • Break down the base lines requirements into business and functional requirements.
  • Prepare high level and low level design and share with supervisor for approval.
  • Identify tools and technologies to be used in the project as well as reusable objects that could be customized for the project.
  • Share the design document with the functional team post supervisor review.

Coding:

  • Guide team in coding as per design.
  • Follow coding standards and best practices to check code quality.
  • Share developed code with supervisor for review.
  • Rework on the code based on inputs if required.
  • Perform complex integration.
  • Guide the developers in identifying, preparing and conducting unit test cases and fixing defects based on results.
  • Consolidate the test results and share with supervisor.
  • Provide periodic status update to supervisor and highlight / recommend any changes in design based on challenges faced.
  • Anticipate unreported defects and raise the same to supervisor.
  • Conduct technical troubleshooting.
  • Conduct reviews for codes created by team.

Testing:

  • Coordinate with QA team during the testing phase.
  • Address queries raised by QA within defined timelines.
  • Conduct functional / non functional testing if required.
  • Investigate critical defects and establish need for fixing.
  • Fix complex defects identified during functional / non functional testing.
  • Understand the defect impact / criticality and handle accordingly.
  • Raise issues to leads/QA.
  • Report defect status as per project standard process within agreed timelines.
  • Review defect fixes done by team guide them.
  • Fix defects identified during UAT within agreed timelines.
  • Share revised code with supervisor for review.
  • Assist team lead and project manager on estimates around defect fixes.

Deployment & Closure:

  • Conduct allocated transition tasks as per agreed timelines.
  • Address queries / provide assistance in fixing issues during warranty period.
  • Provide prompt response during production support.
  • Fix defects as and when required.
  • Review defect fixes.
  • Maintain deployment tracker.
  • Perform sanity check post deployment to ensure smooth production.
  • Share activity status with supervisor and highlight concerns if any.

Service Support & Maintenance:

  • Participate in scoping meetings and identify transition requirements for new projects.
  • Reconfirm requirements with relevant stakeholders.
  • Freeze SME calendar.
  • Provide transition activities.
  • Regularly track progress of transitions through weekly dashboards.
  • Attend user calls, and capture required information and incident details for logging.
  • Post information gathering, identify whether the incoming request is a service request or an incident.
  • Determine urgency and impact of the situation.
  • Assign appropriate priority to the incident.
  • Assign the incident to the right stakeholder for a workaround/fix.
  • Conduct analysis on various incidents that occur frequently Categorize recurring incidents as problems/known errors.
  • Provide support to resolve these errors.
  • Initiate change management process.

Knowledge Management:

  • Create specific artifacts for tasks allocated by supervisor.
  • Share artifact with supervisor for review.
  • Upload article in the knowledge management repository.
  • Seek inputs from knowledge repository to resolve problems.
  • Apply best practices/ learning during development activities.

People Management:

  • Provide support in creation of training courses and supporting artifacts on the training server such as demo, presentation.
  • Conduct training with the help of academy and mentoring with respect to domain.
  • Mentor new joiners in EAS function on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide support to various project managers in identification of training needs of their subordinates.
  • Provide inputs during goal setting and performance appraisal.

Must Have Skills

  • Appian RPA
  • Appian AI
  • Appian Solution Development

Good To Have Skills

  • GITHUB
  • MariaDB
  • BPMN Modeling
  • Architectural Design & Pattern
  • DevOps
  • React JS
  • Kubernetes
  • Angular JS
  • JSON
  • XML
  • Shell scripting
  • HTML
  • J2EE

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Mar 28 2024

About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant

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